Collected by Elaine Dixson
Carrer Joan de Saridakis, 29, 07015 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
One of Spain's most influential artists, Joan Miró had a long love affair with Mallorca where he moved at age 63 in 1956. His focus was on recurring themes, like landscapes, birds, stars, and the sun and moon. In his later works, his style...
Plaça de Santa Eulàlia, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
Pop into the tiny storefront 'take-away restaurant' Sobrasada Ferrerico for a quick lunch while strolling the streets of Palma, Majorca. The tuna in phylo pastry is especially delicious, as is the traditional spreadable pork 'salame' made from the...
Carrer Portella, 9, 07001 Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
Another of Spain's most famous 20th-century artists is well represented by the Museo Can Morey de Santmarti which opened in the summer of 2012. Housed in a 16th-century palace near Palma's cathedral, 200 works by the surrealist artist's drawings...
Plaza Almoina, s/n, 07001 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain
Take a quick break from the afternoon sun on Majorca's gorgeous beaches and pop into the massive harbor-side Cathedral. Begun in 1229, this stunning structure took hundreds of years to complete, and underwent a more recent facelift under the...
Carrer de la Missió, 7A, 07003 Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Illes Balears, Spain
The quintessential art lovers' hideaway on a quiet side street in the old town of Palma is Hotel Convent de la Missió, a 14-room gem. The owners, who are avid art collectors, transformed a 17th-century monastery and added a hammam, Japanese roof...
51,PLACE OUTA HAMAM CHEFCHAOUEN، Chechaouèn 90100, Morocco
The gorgeous blue seems to take some of the sting out of the hot sun, the hustle out of the medina bustle... it's lovely, it's peaceful... almost ethereal. I did some lovely treks in the area as well, and tea and a snack in the medina was the...
quartier essalam 734, ecoles ezzaytouna, el jadida، El Jadida 24000, Morocco
El Jadida is a lovely spot to stop for lunch on the way south of Casablanca -- and the Old Portuguese City is a bonus! GREAT place for a stroll, and then there's the cistern -- an underground oasis of calm, quiet serenity! The play of colours on...
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